Upcoming Events in West Carleton-March
There are always great events and important meetings happening in and around West Carleton-March, and some of these are listed below. If you have an event you would like included, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Galetta Community Hall is hosting a Community Christmas Potluck, Wednesday December 12, 2018 - 6 pm. Food and monetary donations at the door to West Carleton Food Access.
This event sponsored by Galetta Recreation and Lorne Sutherland Women's Institute
On Sunday, December 9, attend the Legion in Constance Bay as they host their annual Children’s Christmas Party, from 12:30pm to 3pm. Bring your little ones for a visit with Santa! There will be lunch, cookie decorating and crafts. Santa will arrive around 2:15pm with something for all the kids! Parents, please sneak a $10 wrapped gift to the bartender for Santa to hand out to your kids.
Fitzroy Harbour Annual Children's Christmas Party is taking place on December 1, starting at 10am, at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. There will be crafts, Christmas music, face-painting, snacks and lunch (for kids), Christmas photos and of course a visit from Santa Claus. Santa’s Work Shop will be hosted downstairs and items will be available for purchase of $1.00. Children get to Shop with elves, wrap their gifts, and have a special surprise for their loved ones under the tree. Please Contact Brittany Droeske or Tricia Pever if you have items you would like to donate for Santa’s Seconds. Volunteers always welcome! Please contact Brittany Droeske 613-601-8819 or Tricia Pever 613-720-9289.
Parents eyes ONLY: Please bring a gift worth no greater than a $20.00 wrapped with your child's name clearly written. Santa will be arriving at NOON.
The Fitzroy Township Historical Society is holding their annual dinner on Friday, November 23, at 6:30pm, at the Royal Canadian Legion, 49 Daniel Street, Arnprior. Guest speaker is Dr. Norman Hillmer. Tickets $25.00 each. Call Pat Tait at 613-623-2002.
The Huntley Township Historical Society Annual General Meeting will be held on November 20 at 7:30pm, at the Carp Memorial Hall 3739 Carp Road. Election of 2019 Slate of Officers, Constitution Amendment, Plans for 2019, Displays. Everyone welcome. Refreshments. Information: call Suzanne 613-839-5203.
St. John’s Anglican Church, Antrim is hosting their Annual Turkey Dinner on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the Kinburn Community Centre. The event will take place from 3:30pm –6:30pm. Tickets at the Door: adults $15.00, kids ages 6-12 $7.00. Everyone welcome.
Fitzroy Harbour Annual Craft Fair will be held on Saturday November 17, from 9am to 2pm at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. Come put your name in for Raffle Prizes! The canteen will be open, and a light lunch will be available for purchase, sponsored by The Arnprior Wrestling Club. For more information or if you're interested in being a vendor contact: Viv Proulx (email@example.com - 613-623-5386) or Lynne Barr (firstname.lastname@example.org - 613-623-7474).
On Remembrance Day, Sunday, November 11, there will be ceremony at the Carp Cenotaph with residents gathering between 10:30am and 10:45am. After the ceremony, attendees can head to the Carp Agricultural Hall (3790 Carp Rd.) for a Remembrance Day Luncheon held from noon to 3pm.
Constance & Buckham’s Bay Community Association is hosting a Paint Nite in Constance Bay on Saturday, November 10. This is a 19+ event. Proceeds from this Paint Nite support the CBBCA’s LifeSaver-Training for Life program whose goal is to dramatically increase the number of people who can provide help in a life threatening emergency. For more information and to purchase tickets visit: http://cbbca.ca/cms/event/paint-nite-5/
On November 10 the Knights of Columbus are holding a dinner dance with live music by The Heartbeats. The event will be at St. Isidore Parish Hall and begins at 6:30pm. Proceeds will go toward the tornado relief fund. Tickets are $25 per person and are available for purchase from the parish office at 613-592-1961 or email@example.com.
The Rebuilding Communities Through Sport Initiative is focused on giving families affected by the recent tornado a special opportunity to gain easy and free access to sport activities – underscoring the role that sports play in the building and strengthening communities.
Everyone is invited to attend the "Community Sports Day & Kick Off" event happening Saturday, November 10 at West Carleton Secondary School. A carousel of sport and support will be held featuring a combination of activities, including traditional and adaptive sports, financial resources and in-kind services accessible for ALL affected by the tornados. The Day will kick-off with a short public rally/media conference in the gymnasium where Sens Foundation, Their Opportunity and Own the Podium will announce the Rebuilding Communities Through Sport initiative. Spokesperson, Todd Nicholson and other community leaders will be on-hand to bring the community together, providing words of inspiration and motivation and encouraging everyone to take a break and just play. The day will feature sport specific stations guided by Ottawa Senators Alumni/mascots, Olympians/ Paralympians, sport and community leaders. Visit their website for more information: https://www.theiropportunity.com/rcts/
Carp Health Access would like to invite the community to a panel discussion on how to the balance the care of a loved one with the needs of the caregiver, including practical tips for preventing burnout and available resources. Line-up of experts includes:
- Dr. Pam Grassau - Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Bruyere Research Institute
- Joyce Drouin - Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
- Lisa Kyte - West Carleton Family Health Team
Refreshments and an opportunity to network will follow the panel discussion. Sign up via EventBrite.
Ottawa Public Health will be holding a Flu Shot Clinic on Thursday, November 8 at West Carleton Secondary School, 3088 Dunrobin Rd., from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. Free and no appointment needed.